Tuesday, June 20, 2006

At the beach.

So Audrey and I have arrived at the beach...we have sporadic internet access...at best, but in an effort to keep everyone up to date on our exciting lives...here are some pics. So far, we have gotten really bad sunburns on our backs...apparently, the INTENTION to apply sunscreen does not qualify as actual protection from the sun. Luckily, Audrey had some 45...whereas, my silly ass only brought 15. Yeah, I know...what was I thinking? Do I own a mirror? Has my love for Oprah gone so far that I think I'm a black woman? I'll answer those questions later....in another blog.

We have slept a ridiculous amount, eaten lots, consumed many margaritas, taken tons of photos and are in a competition to read the book, "A Whole New Mind." In addition to this, we have both "perfected" our beachfront handstand skills. I think you can tell who has better gymnastic skillls....

Audrey and I bought a football at the ridiculous beach store, Wings...okay...this place is out of control...talk about consumerism gone bad. They sell every stupid beach item known to man. Including airbrushed t-shirts. I think I may get one for Tania with a unicorn on it...I know she'd love it...and I'm certain we'd be best friends forever if I got it for her.

So far, we only have 2 injuries from our frolicking on the beach. Audrey got some blisters on her foot...nothing nearly as dramatic as what happened to me. I was DIVING for the football, making a heroic effort to demonstrate both my impressive ball-handling skills (now there is something you don't hear me say everyday) and my overall athletic prowess....and I CRASHED into the sand...on my very senstive knees, there was BLOOD everywhere...I am lucky to be alive...and not on crutches. Here are some pictures of my knee and her puss filled blister.

Overall, we are having a fantastic time...I forgot how much I LOVE running on the beach in the morning....there is nothing more peaceful and relaxing. I hear the theme song from Chariots of Fire everytime I go out there. I hope everyone is having a fabulous and enjoyable break...more to come later.


minus five said...

please get that shirt for tania and make sure it has a unicorn on it. i will even send you money if you need it.

it sounds like you guys are having a great time despite the injuries. i'm sure you'll be glad you used your break to relax.

and how about writing out the minus five blog address in the sand while you're at it.

Anne-Davnes said...

Ooo I am envious! YOu guys look like you're having a fabulous time. GOOD for you.

Ball-handling isn't really all that much fun. You're not missing much.

And yes. GET the shirt for Tania (Tonya, Tawnya, Tanya. And GET one for Hank that says "loser" or something. He'd love it.

We leave today!

minus five said...

mary: people die from sunburns that cause skin cancer.

Jason said...

That's why I'm jealous. Jealous again.

Tania Rochelle said...

Can't wait to get my shirt!

minus five said...

let's get with the program here, mary. it's now been a week since you blogged.

mcaldwellc said...

Sorry guys...my computer is in the shop...I am on Audrey's right now...I'll get RiGHT on that blog entry..